Dozens of Boko Haram and their Islamic State West African Province fighters ambushed a navy convoy alongside Gubio/Damasak freeway within the northern a part of Borno State on Saturday.
An unspecified variety of troopers reportedly sustained accidents within the assault and utility autos belonging to the troops taken away after a gun battle.
The troopers reportedly bumped into the ambush at Kareto whereas travelling to Gubio in Borno State to choose up members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for his or her ward congress scheduled to carry in Damasak.
The troopers had been imagined to accompany the politicians from Abadam to Damasak, venue of their ward congress.
Kareto is the hometown of Bukar Gana Kareto, consultant of Kukawa/ Guzamala/Abadam/ Mobbar Federal Constituency within the House of Representatives.
Activities of Boko/ISWAP terrorists have ravaged Kareto for years.
Similarly, Abadam Local Government Area has been ravaged by the actions of the insurgents since 2014.
Politicians from the Abadam had been mobilised for congress in Damasak however the incident didn’t permit them attend the occasion as they needed to return to Gubio.
The navy authorities are but to react to this assault.